Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

Emily Thornberry’s voting in Parliament

Emily Thornberry is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Emily Thornberry’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Emily Thornberry never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (since 5 Jan 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 429 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 196 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Emily Thornberry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 238 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Leigh Day & Co solicitors
Address of donor: Priory House, 25 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Attorney General for 5 days a week on a 6 month secondment from 16 September 2013 to 15 March 2014; value £14,500.

Date of receipt: 16 September 2013

Date of acceptance: 16 September 2013

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 28 January 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, jointly owned with my family (updated 15 May 2015): (i) and (ii)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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